Keystone Lawyers opens Sydney office

  • January 25, 2019

We are excited to announce Keystone Lawyers has opened an office on Castlereagh Street, Sydney. A large amount of our client base is already located in Sydney, an office in the Sydney CBD will allow us to better service our…

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SOPA Amendments

SOPA Amendments

  • December 20, 2018

On 21 November 2018, the New South Wales Parliament passed the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018 (NSW) (Amendment Act) which means amendments will soon come into effect. The major changes to be implemented by the…

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Keystone Team Participate in the Variety Santa Fun Run

  • December 19, 2018

Several of the Keystone Lawyers team participated in the Variety Santa Fun Run event held in Newcastle on Sunday, 2 December 2018. Variety Children's Charity support children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs through grants for mobility equipment,…

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Being The Nice Guy Does Not Always Pay

Being the Nice Guy Does Not Always Pay

  • December 5, 2018

Not getting paid on time? Being taken advantage of? Whether it be a lease, a contract or any other kind of legal relationship, being the nice guy and helping the other party out does not always pay. You need to…

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Liquidated Damages And The Prevention Principle

Liquidated Damages and the Prevention Principle

  • October 22, 2018

A party who prevents another party from performing its obligations under a contract cannot make a claim in respect of that non-performance. This is commonly known as the "Prevention Principle". Most commonly, the Prevention Principle is raised as a a…

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Security Of Payment Act – Success Story

Security of Payment Act – Success story

  • October 8, 2018

We previously wrote an article (located here) earlier this year about challenging adjudication determinations and the grounds on which a stay may be granted. We recently acted on behalf of a developer who was on the end of an unsatisfactory…

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